Domestic Terrorism

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In the US, any activities that:
(A) involve acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the US or of any state;
(B) appear to be intended
(i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population;
(ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or
(iii) to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping; and
(C) occur primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of the US
(US Code Title 18 Part I Chapter 113B § 2331)
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Even material support cases directly related to domestic terrorism are rarely prosecuted in federal court.
The Attorney General has stated that the incident meets the definition of domestic terrorism as defined in statute and that the case is being investigated as such as well as a civil rights issue.
As you know, there is no specific domestic terrorism statute," Lynch (https://www.
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While certainly the classification of a teenaged gamer, such as Paul Horner mentioned at the outset, as a domestic terrorist for his actions in a swatting scandal is a fiction, recognition of this political threat raises the question of whether or not swatting in the political context is deserving of treatment as domestic terrorism and the heightened sentencing that comes with that designation.
DOJ and the FBI visualize domestic terrorism in terms of threats, not named or designated groups or actors (see Figure 1).
This is an act, and make no mistake about it, of domestic terrorism.
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Clarke (political science, University of Arizona) explores the cultural and psychological linkages that define political assassinations within the context of the new era of domestic terrorism in America begun in the 1990's with the acts of Timothy McVeigh (the Oklahoma City bomber), Ted Kaczynski (the Unabomber), and Eric Rudolph, the abortion clinic bomber.
Police in Weston, Connecticut, based in part upon an unsubstantiated FBI statement that Reddy was a "person of interest" in a domestic terrorism investigation, executed a search and seizure warrant at Reddy's home on February 14 that involved the local SWAT team.

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